PUEBLO, Colo. (August 15, 2018) - The Colorado State University-Pueblo men's soccer team was picked to finish ninth in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference according to the coaches' poll released Wednesday.
Colorado School of Mines earned the top spot in the poll, receiving nine first-place votes, totaling 118 points overall.
Closely behind, Colorado Mesa was tabbed second, earning two first-place vote and 102 points overall, while Fort Lewis was picked third and earned one first-place votes.
Regis sits fourth while Dixie State, MSU Denver, and Westminster were selected fifth through seventh.
Just ahead of the ThunderWolves in the eighth spot is UCCS.
Rounding out the field, South Dakota Mines, Adams State, and Colorado Christian were chosen ten through twelve in the standings.
Colorado Mines' John Haist was selected Preseason Player of the Year and teammate Jason Zobott was picked as Defensive Player of the Year. Briley Guarneri of Colorado Mesa was chosen Goalkeeper of the Year.
CSU-Pueblo ended last season with a 3-7-4 RMAC record and 3-11-4 overall.
The ThunderWolves open the regular season at home August 31 against Newman at 7 p.m. at Art & Lorraine Gonzales Stadium.
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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.